BLOWING ROCK — A former Swiss Mountain Village administrator was arrested on Nov. 27 and charged with seven counts of felony embezzlement after reportedly misappropriating money from the company during the course of two and a half years.

TODD — A 45-year-old woman from Todd was arrested and charged with felony trafficking methamphetamine on Dec. 1 after allegedly possessing more than 28 grams but less than 200 grams of methamphetamine, according to her warrant for arrest.

Cathey Fallows, long time resident of Blowing Rock, N.C., pass…

James “Jim” Paal, 76, of Boone, N.C., passed away November 29, 2019.

To anyone who’s been driving our mountain roads during the past few weeks, it comes as no surprise to know that more than half of all vehicle-deer collisions occur in late fall and early winter. Across the state, that statistic equals tens of thousands of accidents, with injuries and even fa…

One thing that we can all agree upon is that we live in divisive times, with Democrats and Republicans claiming that their side is right, the other side is wrong, and that there is little, if any, common ground.

As a new Boone resident, and peer-reviewed, published scientist, I was very disappointed in your recent op-ed by Walter Williams (“Scientists: Dishonest or afraid?” Nov. 24) who essentially reiterated the climate denialist, Tony Heller (a pseudonym, by the way).